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Nov 27, 2012 5:00pm PST
've really stepped it up, bringing extra crews to be extra vigilant. going around the city to look for problems before they surface to make sure there's plenty of prevention going on. >> reporter: all of their crews will be on call tomorrow, roaming the streets looking for flooding and trees down by very strong winds. in addition sandbags have been made available to residents. >> the sandbags are something we always have them on hand but we just ordered 5,000 new ones to come in this morning so they're ready to go for the residents. >> reporter: this city crew spend the -- spent the morning in ocean beach. a near certainly that the waves we saw today will pail in comparison to what we'll see later this week. >> it's hard to surf when it's big like that. >> i bet. >> reporter: with that gail warning kicking in early this morning. the coast guard is urging boaters to use extra caution and to make sure before the storm hits that their boats are tied up because when those break lose, the coast guard or other agencies have to respond tieing up valuable resources. in pacifica, ken pritc
Nov 20, 2012 5:00pm PST
all the way to richmond. the lanes were back open about one hour ago. >> this morning city crews were busy fixing water main breaks. there were four significant breaks, one in east san jose, two in redwood city and a fourth in pittsburgh. water officials say weak pipes often break when the warm weather turns cold. officials say the 6-inch pipe that broke had probably been in use since the 30s or 40s. residents say water was rushing down the street for about an hour and a half. about 10 homes ended up losing their water service until 9:00 this morning while crews were out repairing that pipe. >> more bloodshed in the gaza conflict as delicate cease fire talks continue. rita williams live in our newsroom. you talked with a former reporter who is in the middle of it all. >> reporter: that's right. the day began in the middle east with high hopes of a cease fire. it's now wednesday there and still no end to the week long violence. perhaps the last show of strength to help them at the bargaining table. both israel and palestinian militants in gaza traded air strikes and rocket attacks even
Nov 26, 2012 5:00pm PST
more speed options, reliability and ways to connect. rethink possible. >>> the city of san jose is facing a crucial question. who is going to be hired as the next police chief. this comes as the department is add odds with the mayor about cutbacks, and as there are major carolinas bout staffing and morale. >> reporter: a meeting is set to get under way in just about 90 minutes here at the community center. it is designed to get residents engaged in the search process. as part of a national search for the next leader of san jose's police department, the city manager is take input from the community. >> we have a series of four meetings to check with residents, what's changed, what are the things that are concerning you, what are the qualities of the next chief that we should look for opinion. >> reporter: the police force currently has nearly 1100 sworn officers. the city said it is looking for a good manager who can deal with constrained resources. >> what we've learned is that the chief of police in san jose really has to have a good mix of being community minded, collaborati
Nov 23, 2012 5:00pm PST
, it was about the atmosphere. >> we do this after every thanksgiving, go to pier city 9. it's a family tradition. >> reporter: and back here, a lot of anticipation for the 23rd annual macy's tree lighting here in union square. 23,000 l.e.d. lights on this tree, 1100 ornaments. lights go on about 6:40 tonight. >>> other downtown areas suburban malls and shopping centers have been flooded with bargain hunters today. that includes this shop. while a lot of stores opened at midnight or even earlier, the broadway plaza stores didn't open until 8:00 this morning. >>> a wait that lasted for days has finally come to an end for folks camped out at best buy store. this was the scene as the store opened. shoppers were rushing in hoping to get a 40-inch tv on sale for $180. there were also deals on dvds. and thousands of people started racing through the paragon stores after the outlets opened at 10:00 last night, and they will stay open until 11:00 tonight. >> small retailers may not be able to compete with the big guys on this black friday, but they are hoping to cash in, too. we look at the deals being
Nov 22, 2012 5:00pm PST
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Nov 21, 2012 5:00pm PST
on friday. ktvu channel 2 news. >>> the city of richmond will take the lead in the oversight of the work to rebuild the damaged unit at chevron's refinery there. the unit was heavily damaged during a fire back in august. the city council voted to take a close look at the repairs being made. all documentation will be shared with the public and chevron will be ordered to disassemble and redo any work that city officials say is unsatisfactory. chevron has said it will repair the unit to previous standards but says there will not be any major upgrades. >>> tonight, a growing backlash against a holiday shopping trend many call gray thursday. why one retail expert says shoppers really did this to themselves. rob? >> reporter: the kickoff to the holiday shopping season has traditionally been the day after thanksgiving, but here at wal-mart and other major retailers, they plan to open thanksgiving night, and some shoppers say enough is enough. there may be another thanksgiving tradition coming besides eating and watching football. shopping. target, including this one, plan to open at 9:00, thank
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